The Amateur Rowing Association is running a national coaching conference on "GB Rowing Technique: making the theory work" at Scarman Conference Centre, Warwick University, Coventry, January 24-25. Dr Valerie Kleshnev, a rowing biomechanist from the Australian Institute of Sport, will lead sessions on "Interactions between biomechanics, physiology and rigging" and "Making the boat go faster". Fee: pound;180 full residential, if booked before December 1.
Tel: 020 8237 6700 www.ara-rowing.org
Stands for Education has three courses on offer during October and November. "Developing an effective improvement plan for the PE department", "Successfully developing gifted and talented pupils in PE", and "Raising standards through increasing pupils' motivation in dance" cost pound;224 each, plus VAT, and will run at a number of locations. For full details contact Stands for Education, 1 Portland Square, Bristol BS2 8RR. Tel: 0117 311 5253Email: email@example.com